Historical Directories

  • Link type: Research Resources
  • Historical Directories is a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919 originally organised by the University of Leicester. It contains high quality reproductions of comparatively rare books, that are essential tools for research into local and genealogical history.

    The same content is now available in Ancestry UK, City and County Directories, 1766 – 1946. The University of Leicester recommend this means of access to genealogists with an Ancestry subscription or access via their local library.

    Link: Historical Directories